Intermediate mountain bike excursions near Messina, Sicily.
Intermediate mountain bike excursions near Messina, Sicily.

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    English, Italian
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Grab your kit and get ready to explore the winding forests and shoreline secrets of Messina's northern coast with intermediate mountain biking tours from MTB Sicily.

Ideal for downhill junkies looking to test their nerve and work on their practical skill building, MTB Sicily offers 7 diverse trail routes across the northern peninsula. A half-day excursion suited to mountain bikers with previous experience, routes range from inland climbs to descents with stunning views - all you have to do is choose your adventure and join the team - the rest is covered by your local instructor who will guide you from peak to beach across this stunning Mediterranean landscape!

Nelson Castle tour: 45km
The excursion is aimed at mid-level bikers, the road is totally paved and you can do it with any bike.

Sea & Mountain tour: 39km
5km walk along the Messina coast and city centre where you will tackle paved uphill roads and a series of scenic switchbacks.

Villa Rodriquez tour: 24km
Paved uphill climb to Villa Rodriquez, a magnificent abandoned villa in the heart of Peloritani mountains.

Gallo viaduct tour: 30km
Flat trail over the viaduct with 20 km of dirt tracks, passing through the seaside villages of Contemplazione, Pace, Sant’Agata and Ganzirri.

Ferraro bypass tour: 33km
Medium-level difficulty due to an altitude gap of 800m with steep slopes- includes forest climbs and technical singletrack descents.

Campone Fort tour: 37km
Ascent to Messina's highest fort in heart of the Peloritani mountains including steep climbs and fast downhill descents.

Crispi Fort tour: 37km
Shoreline climb to Crispi fort using dirt tracks up to 800m and unpaved gravel road descent with stunning views. 

minimum 18 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Offer Description

Half day mountain biking tour - exact route to be defined with your instructor.

Special terms

Participants must be 18+

Route subject to change, weather depending.

Included
  • Group instructor
  • All mountain bike equipment
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Suitable footwear
  • Camera
  • Waterbottle
Meeting point
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 249, 98121 Messina, Province of Messina, Italy Get directions
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